Our global staff

Meet the people behind our mission

Aaron Wilson

Aaron Wilson

Research Scientist, Candidate Evaluation, Vaccine Design and Development Laboratory, New York, United States

Abby Isaacs

Abby Isaacs

Senior Manager, Biostatistics & Data Management, Clinical Development, New York, United States

Albert Price

Albert Price

Senior Director, CMC Product Development, New York, United States

Alejandra Martin Lopez

Alejandra Martin Lopez

Associate, Operational Excellence, United States

Ali Elbireer

Ali Elbireer

Senior Director, Operations, Human Immunology Laboratory, London, United Kingdom

Amelia Mosley

Amelia Mosley

Senior Program Manager, Neutralizing Antibody Center, California, United States

Amira Basel

Amira Basel

Executive Director, Grants, Contracts and Compliance, New York, United States

Ana Céspedes

Ana Céspedes

Chief Operating Officer, New York, United States

Andrew Scholl

Andrew Scholl

Financial Analyst, Finance Department, New York, United States

Anhad Hundal

Anhad Hundal

Associate, Advocacy and Communications, New Delhi, India

Anja van der Westhuizen

Anja van der Westhuizen

Community Engagement Specialist, Clinical Development, South Africa

Ankita Dutta

Ankita Dutta

Specialist, New Delhi, India

Anne Ercolini

Anne Ercolini

Associate Director, Viral Vaccines Programs Design, Vaccine Design and Development Laboratory, New York, United States

Anne Wangwe

Anne Wangwe

Clinical Research Associate, Nairobi, Kenya

Ansuya Naidoo

Ansuya Naidoo

Medical Director, Clinical Development, Cape Town, South Africa

Anubhav Joshi

Anubhav Joshi

Senior Specialist, New Delhi, India

Ardi Voets

Ardi Voets

Manager, Resource Mobilization, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Arlyne Beeche

Arlyne Beeche

Senior Program Manager, AAD/AMR, Neutralizing Antibody Center, California, United States

Arpit Jhawar

Arpit Jhawar

Senior Specialist, New Delhi, India

Arrie van der Merwe

Arrie van der Merwe

Senior Clinical Operations Specialist, Clinical Development, South Africa

Aude Frevol

Aude Frevol

Associate Director, Clinical Operations, Washington, United States

Bashir Farah

Bashir Farah

Associate Director, Laboratory Quality Assurance, Nairobi, Kenya

Ben Coates

Ben Coates

Advocacy Manager, Global Affairs, Amsterdam

Bency Sunil

Bency Sunil

Manager, Finance & Administration, New Delhi, India

Berneta Kent

Berneta Kent

Manager, Clinical Operations, New York, United States

Bettina Groschel

Bettina Groschel

Associate Director Lab Operations, Neutralizing Antibody Center, California, United States

Bhawna Choudhary

Bhawna Choudhary

Associate, New Delhi, India

Carrie Foti

Carrie Foti

Director, ADVANCE Program, New York, United States

Catherine Ike

Catherine Ike

Regional Human Resources Manager, Nairobi, Kenya

Catherine Kirtane

Catherine Kirtane

Senior Director, Operational Excellence, New York, United States

Celeste Colon-Galietti

Celeste Colon-Galietti

Executive Assistant, Executive Office, New York, United States

Chelsea Brite

Chelsea Brite

Legal Counsel, New York, United States

Christine Mugo

Christine Mugo

Senior Clinical Trial Manager, Clinical Development, New York, United States

Christopher Cooper

Christopher Cooper

Director, Viral Vaccines, Vaccine Design and Development Laboratory, New York, United States

Cossette Morillo

Cossette Morillo

Staff Accountant, Finance, New York, United States

Dagna Laufer

Dagna Laufer

Vice President and Head of Clinical Development, New York, United States

Dani Vooijs

Dani Vooijs

Director, Clinical Program Quality, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Deidre Albertyn

Deidre Albertyn

Senior Clinical Trial Associate, Clinical Development

Devi Leena Bose

Devi Leena Bose

Senior Manager, Advocacy, Policy & Communications, New Delhi, India

Devin Sok

Devin Sok

Executive Director, Antibody Discovery and Development, Neutralizing Antibody Center, California, United States

Drishti Sharma

Drishti Sharma

Manager, Access and Policy Research, New Delhi, India

Eileen Rose

Eileen Rose

Associate Director, Procurement & Facilities, New York, United States

Elise Landais

Elise Landais

Principal Scientist, Antibody Discovery and Development, Neutralizing Antibody Center, California, United States

Ethel Makila

Ethel Makila

Associate Director, Advocacy, Policy, and Communications, Nairobi, Kenya

Faith Mahinda

Faith Mahinda

Clinical Operations Specialist, Nairobi, Kenya

Faith Osier

Faith Osier

Executive Director, Human Immunology Laboratory, London, United Kingdom

Finley Kemunto

Finley Kemunto

Finance Associate, Nairobi, Kenya

Finora Franck

Finora Franck

SLT/NAC Program Coordinator, New York, United States

Frances Sinha

Frances Sinha

Vice President, Human Resources & Chief People Officer, New York, United States

Fundiswa Moyo

Fundiswa Moyo

Senior Manager, Financial and Office Operations, Cape Town, South Africa

Gabriella Quintard

Gabriella Quintard

Specialist, Operational Excellence, New York, United States

Gaudensia Mutua

Gaudensia Mutua

Medical Director, Nairobi, Kenya

Gayathri Vasudevan

Gayathri Vasudevan

Director, Product Development and Manufacturing, New York, United States

Gayle Patenaude

Gayle Patenaude

Senior Writer, New York, United States

George Amemba

George Amemba

Associate Director, Regional Compliance & Audit, Nairobi, Kenya

George Victor Owino

George Victor Owino

Program Manager Policy and Advocacy, Global Affairs, Nairobi, Kenya

Godfrey Branch

Godfrey Branch

Senior Director, Information Technology, New York, United States

Grace Tegeler

Grace Tegeler

Receptionist, Vaccine Design and Development Laboratory, New York, United States

Gretchen Meller

Gretchen Meller

Project Director, Seattle, United States

Hanlie Bester

Hanlie Bester

Senior Clinical Trials Manager, Clinical Development, Cape Town, South Africa

Heather Arendt

Heather Arendt

Senior Quality Assurance Manager, New York, United States

Helena Almague

Helena Almague

Lab Manager, Neutralizing Antibody Center, California, United States

Hester Kuipers

Hester Kuipers

Executive Director, Global Affairs, Amsterdam

Irene Khalek

Irene Khalek

Post-doctoral Associate, Neutralizing Antibody Center, California, United States

Ishita Jain

Ishita Jain

Specialist, Access and Policy Research, New Delhi, India

Jacqueline Musau-Somoni

Jacqueline Musau-Somoni

Associate Director, Clinical Research Management, Nairobi, Kenya

Jacqueline Seelal

Jacqueline Seelal

Senior Coordinator, Reception & Facilities, New York, United States

Jan De Bont

Jan De Bont

Senior Director, Program Management, Uganda

Jane Halpern

Jane Halpern

Executive Director, Regulatory Affairs, United States

Jauhara Nanyondo

Jauhara Nanyondo

Associate Director, Community Engagement, Nairobi, Kenya

Jayanta Bhattacharya

Jayanta Bhattacharya

Director, HIV Vaccine Translational Research Laboratory, Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, India

Jeniffer Kigera

Jeniffer Kigera

Senior Clinical Program Manager, Clinical Development, Nairobi, Kenya

Jennifer Lerhman

Jennifer Lerhman

Senior Director, Clinical Alliances, Clinical Development, New York, United States

Jennifer Martinez

Jennifer Martinez

Manager, In-Vivo Studies, Vaccine Design and Development Laboratory, New York, United States

Jennifer Santos

Jennifer Santos

Senior Manager, Data Management, Neutralizing Antibody Center, California, United States

Jenny Lau

Jenny Lau

Director, Human Resources, New York, United States

Jessy Joseph

Jessy Joseph

Manager, New Delhi, India

Jordan Ponzetti

Jordan Ponzetti

Specialist, Recruitment, New York, United States

Joyeeta Mukherjee

Joyeeta Mukherjee

Senior Manager, New Delhi, India

Jyoti Sutar

Jyoti Sutar

Senior Associate, HIV Vaccine Translational Research Laboratory, Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, India

Karie Youngdahl

Karie Youngdahl

Director, Communications, New York, United States

Kaylin Terhune

Kaylin Terhune

Clinical Trial Associate, New York, United States

Kellie Lam

Kellie Lam

Administrative Assistant, Neutralizing Antibody Center, California, United States

Kezhi Dai

Kezhi Dai

Scientist, Vaccine Design and Development Laboratory, New York, United States

Kristen Syvertsen

Kristen Syvertsen

Director, Manufacturing Operations and Logistics, New York, United States

Kristie Valentin

Kristie Valentin

Senior Research Associate II, Vaccine Design and Development Laboratory, New York, United States

Kundai Chinyenze

Kundai Chinyenze

Executive Medical Director, Nairobi, Kenya

Leonie Coetzee

Leonie Coetzee

Director Clinical Quality Assurance, South Africa

Lillian Greer

Lillian Greer

Senior Associate, Communications, New York, United States

Lisa Coombs

Lisa Coombs

Senior Office Coordinator, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Liya Aklilu

Liya Aklilu

Director, Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning, New York, United States

Louis Schwartz

Louis Schwartz

Chief Financial Officer, New York, United States

Lucia Reiserova

Lucia Reiserova

Senior Research Associate, Vaccine Design and Development Laboratory, New York, United States

Maggie Keane

Maggie Keane

Vice President, Global Access, New York, United States

Maite Suarez

Maite Suarez

Programme Advisor, Global Affairs, Amsterdam

Marcel Stal

Marcel Stal

Senior Specialist, Finance, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Margaret Hall

Margaret Hall

Associate, Clinical Development, New York, United States

Maria Lempicki

Maria Lempicki

Senior Director, Program Management, New York, United States

Marija Zaric

Marija Zaric

Project Lead, Human Immunology Laboratory, London, United Kingdom

Marisa Russell

Marisa Russell

Director, Clinical Operations, Cape Town, South Africa

Marisa Shields

Marisa Shields

Clinical Operations Specialist, New York, United States

Mark Feinberg

Mark Feinberg

President and CEO, New York, United States

Matt Price

Matt Price

Director, Epidemiology, California, United States

Megan Finnegan

Megan Finnegan

Business Development Manager, New York, United States

Melissa Schroeter

Melissa Schroeter

Director, Quality Systems, Quality Assurance, New York, United States

Mercy Mshai

Mercy Mshai

Senior Laboratory Quality Assurance Specialist, Nairobi, Kenya

Michelle Engelbrecht

Michelle Engelbrecht

Senior Clinical Trial Manager, Cape Town, South Africa

Monal Nagrath

Monal Nagrath

Program Specialist, New Delhi, India

Moureen Maraka

Moureen Maraka

Laboratory Quality Assurance Specialist, Nairobi, Kenya

Mudita Pant

Mudita Pant

Senior Associate, Strategy & Operations, New Delhi, India

Natalia Araujo

Natalia Araujo

Postdoctoral Associate, Neutralizing Antibody Center, California, United States

Neil McCarthy

Neil McCarthy

Operations Manager, Human Immunology Laboratory, London, United Kingdom

Ngonidzashe Madidi

Ngonidzashe Madidi

ADVANCE Program Regional Chief of Party, Nairobi, Kenya

Noa Jett

Noa Jett

Paralegal, Business Development, New York, United States

Nicole Sender

Nicole Sender

Associate Director, Communications, New York, United States

Nuno Viegas

Nuno Viegas

Director, Scientific & External Relations, Amsterdam

Olayinka Fagbayi

Olayinka Fagbayi

Senior Program Director, Neutralizing Antibody Center, California, United States

Oleksandr Kalyuzhniy

Oleksandr Kalyuzhniy

Scientist II, Neutralizing Antibody Center, California, United States

Olga Leonova

Olga Leonova

Bioinformatics Project Manager, Human Immunology Laboratory, London, United Kingdom

Olivia Wallace

Olivia Wallace

Scientist, Vaccine Design and Development Laboratory, New York, United States

Paramesh Chetty

Paramesh Chetty

Associate Director, Clinical Laboratory Programme, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Paromita Saha

Paromita Saha

Specialist, Research & Development, New Delhi, India

Pat Fast

Pat Fast

Senior Technical Advisor, New York, United States

Patrick Mouton

Patrick Mouton

Executive Director and Controller, New York, United States

Pritha Aggarwal

Pritha Aggarwal

Senior Manager, New Delhi, India

Rajat Goyal

Rajat Goyal

Country Director, New Delhi, India

Raleigh Edelstein

Raleigh Edelstein

Senior Manager, Data Management, Clinical Development, New York, United States

Ranajoy Mullick

Ranajoy Mullick

Manager, Vaccine R&D Program, HIV Vaccine Translational Research Laboratory, Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, India

Rick Yglesias

Rick Yglesias

Director, Global Quality Assurance Laboratory, New York, United States

Rosalind Hauser

Rosalind Hauser

Alliance Manager, New York, United States

Rose Catlos

Rose Catlos

Associate Director, Communications, New York, United States

Roslyn Platt

Roslyn Platt

Executive Director, Quality Assurance, New York, United States

Ruchita Jalal

Ruchita Jalal

Senior Associate, New Delhi, India

Saif ul Hadi

Saif ul Hadi

Associate Director, New Delhi, India

Sara Smyth

Sara Smyth

Administrative Associate, New York, United States

Sandeep Mathur

Sandeep Mathur

Associate Director, Finance, New Delhi, India

Sanjeev Kumar

Sanjeev Kumar

Associate, New Delhi, India

Shaun Palmer

Shaun Palmer

Communications Associate, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Shelly Malhotra

Shelly Malhotra

Senior Director, Global Access, New York, United States

Shweta Chatrath

Shweta Chatrath

Senior Manager, New Delhi, India

Smriti Bhagi

Smriti Bhagi

Associate Director, New Delhi, India

Sohini Mukherjee

Sohini Mukherjee

Senior Specialist, HIV Vaccine Translational Research Laboratory, Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, India

Sreenivas Avula

Sreenivas Avula

Senior Manager, Bioanalytical Development, New York, United States

Stella Njauke

Stella Njauke

Administrative Coordinator, Nairobi, Kenya

Superna Kaur Sohal

Superna Kaur Sohal

Quality Assurance Manager, Human Immunology Laboratory, London, United Kingdom

Susan Likwop

Susan Likwop

Senior Office Assistant, Nairobi, Kenya

Sushil Kumar

Sushil Kumar

Manager, Resource Mobilization, New Delhi, India

Suzane Ramos da Silva

Suzane Ramos da Silva

Principal Scientist, Vaccine Design and Development Laboratory, New York, United States

Suzanna Francis

Suzanna Francis

Senior Director, Epidemiology, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Swati Gupta

Swati Gupta

Vice President and Head of Emerging Infectious Diseases and Scientific Strategy, New York, United States

Tanvi Khera

Tanvi Khera

Manager, Research & Development, New Delhi, India

Thomas Hassell

Thomas Hassell

Vice President, Product Development Center, New York, United States

Trupti Patil

Trupti Patil

Specialist, Qualitative Research, New Delhi, India

Vaneet K. Sharma

Vaneet K. Sharma

Associate Director, Analytical Development, New York, United States

Vijin PP

Vijin PP

Senior Specialist, New Delhi, India

Vincent Muturi-Kioi

Vincent Muturi-Kioi

Medical Director, Nairobi, Kenya

Viola-Marie Raubenheimer

Viola-Marie Raubenheimer

Senior Clinical Trial Manager, Johannesburg, South Africa

Vipul Kumar

Vipul Kumar

Associate, Grants and Contracts Compliance, New Delhi, India

W. Ripley Ballou

W. Ripley Ballou

ADVANCE Program Lead and Principal Investigator

William Dekker

William Dekker

Communications Specialist, Nairobi, Kenya

William Kidega

William Kidega

Associate Director Regional Partnerships, Nairobi, Kenya

Yelena Sigal

Yelena Sigal

Clinical Trials Manager, Clinical Development, New York, United States

Yolanda Moyo

Yolanda Moyo

Senior Director, Advocacy and Policy, South Africa

Yutdelia Santana

Yutdelia Santana

Veterinary Technician, Vaccine Design and Development Laboratory, New York, United States

Yvonne Wangui Machira

Yvonne Wangui Machira

Director, Socio-Behavioural Research, Nairobi, Kenya

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